Cameron Clarke Leads Mississippi State Am
MADISON, M.S. (June 2, 2016) -- Cameron Clark leads the Mississippi State Amateur after an impressive 8-under 64 opening round.

The Pittsboro, M.S. native carded eight birdies and no bogeys at the nearly 7200 yard Reunion Golf and Country Club. Clark is following in the footsteps of last year's champion Wilson Furr who is also in the 2017 high school class. He currently holds a two-shot lead over Cecil Wegener and Neil Trimm who each fired 6-under 66's.

Three rounds of strokeplay remain with the field cut to the low 60 and ties after tomorrow's second round.

ABOUT THE Mississippi State Amateur

Format: The tournament is scheduled for 72 holes of stroke play with a cut to the low 60(+ties) after 36 holes of play. Field size is limited to 120 players. Qualifiers will be held for the State Amateur, including an Open Qualifier, the week of the event. Each is scheduled for 18 holes of stroke play. The number of players to advance will be determined by the number of entries for each qualifier and the number available in the field after the exempt players have reserved their place. The same percentage from each qualifier will advance to the championship.

Eligibility: The Amateur Championship is open to male amateurs who are bona fide residents of the state of Mississippi for at least 60 days prior to the first round of the tournament. Participants must conform with the USGA Rules of Amateur Status. All participants in Mississippi Golf Association State Championships are required to have an active GHIN Handicap through a USGA Licensed Mississippi Club.

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